About Endocrinology

The Office and clinical trials unit of the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism was inaugurated on November 15’ 2006. The new office was dedicated by Rev. Malhia Joshua and Professor IbBygbjerg from the Department of International Health University of Copenhagen in Denmark unveiled the plaque in the presence of Dr. George M. Chandy. Dr. Abraham Joseph, director, Scheffelin Institute of Research and Training Centre, Karigiri, Dr. George Chandy, former Director, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Dr M.S. Seshadri Professor and Head and Dr. Nihal Thomas, Associate Professor, department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, CMC, Vellore lighted the lamp and announced the inauguration of the New Office of the department.

This was followed by brief talks by Dr.M.SSeshadri and Dr. Nihal Thomas stating about how the department started functioning as a separate super specialty department in 1995. In the year 2001, the first ever super specialty training course in Endocrinology in South India was introduced by the department. At the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism is giving service to 400 Endocrinology outpatients every Monday and Thursday and more than 200 patients every Wednesday and Saturday round the year and is also having 12 Clinical trials related to Osteoporosis among postmenopausal women and Type1 and Type2 diabetes. The department staff strength has also increased from 3 to 45. The Department is also involved in imparting training to the mission Hospitals in India for the prevention and Awareness for Diabetes in Collaboration with Scheffelin Institute of Research and Training Centre, Karigiri and Christian Medical Association of India headed by World Diabetes Foundation, Denmark.

Prof. IbBygbjerg, Chief Guest for the Occasion is looking forward towards the collaboration with the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Christian Medical College, Vellore.

Dr. George Chandy, Director, Christian Medical College and Hospital was positive about the future of the Department. He also is looking forward towards the growth and development of Department under the Leadership of Dr M. S. Seshadri and Dr. Nihal Thomas.

Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism - OP Statistics

Out Patient Department Statistics

 

Out Patient Service 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
DIABETES FOOT CLINIC   258 551 803
DIABETES RETINAL CLINIC     745 1618
ENDOCRINOLOGY 32719 33406 35581 36264
INTEGRATED DIABETIC CLINIC 21564 23790 23622 25575
GYNAE ENDOCRINE CLINIC 1038 958 1081 1121
PITUITARY CLINIC 490 692 820 930
TYPE-1 & GDM CLINIC 253 395 782 1490

 

In Patient Department Statistics

 

In Patient Service 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
ENDOCRINOLOGY 929 869 956 942

 

IP statistics

 

IP - SERVICE 2009 - 2010 2010 - 2011
ENDOCRINOLOGY 869 956

 

OP statistics – New

 

Clinics 2009-10_ new 2010-11_new
DIAB & FOOT CLINIC   2
DIABETES CLINIC 6 14
DIABETES OPTHALMOLOGY    
ENDOCRINOLOGY 2749 2609
ENDO-DIABETES 2058 1673
MENOPAUSE CLINIC 5 7
PITUITARY CLINIC 12 2

 

OP statistics – Repeat

 

OP statistics – Total

 

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